Drew McIntyre Wins 2020 Men’s Royal Rumble

Photo Credit: Bill Pritchard

At WWE Royal Rumble, 30 men competed in the Men’s Royal Rumble match. The winner would earn a championship match of their choosing at WrestleMania.

Entrants:

  1. Brock Lesnar
  2. Elias
  3. Erick Rowan
  4. Robert Roode
  5. John Morrison
  6. Kofi Kingston
  7. Rey Mysterio
  8. Big E
  9. Cesaro
  10. Shelton Benjamin
  11. Shinsuke Nakamura
  12. MVP
  13. Keith Lee
  14. Braun Strowman
  15. Ricochet
  16. Drew McIntyre
  17. The Miz
  18. AJ Styles
  19. Dolph Ziggler
  20. Karl Anderson
  21. Edge
  22. King Corbin
  23. Matt Riddle
  24. Luke Gallows
  25. Randy Orton
  26. Roman Reigns
  27. Kevin Owens
  28. Aleister Black
  29. Samoa Joe
  30. Seth Rollins

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Order of eliminations:

  1. Elias- via Brock Lesnar
  2. Erick Rowan – via Brock Lesnar
  3. Robert Roode – via Brock Lesnar
  4. John Morrison – via Brock Lesnar
  5. Rey Mysterio- via Brock Lesnar
  6. Big E- via Brock Lesnar
  7. Kofi Kingston- via Brock Lesnar
  8. Cesaro- via Brock Lesnar
  9. Shelton Benjamin- via Brock Lesnar
  10. Shinsuke Nakamura- via Brock Lesnar
  11. MVP- via Brock Lesnar
  12. Keith Lee- via Brock Lesnar
  13. Braun Strowman- via Brock Lesnar
  14. Brock Lesnar- via Drew McIntyre
  15. Ricochet- via Drew McIntyre
  16. The Miz- via Drew McIntyre
  17. AJ Styles- via Edge
  18. Matt Riddle- via King Corbin
  19. King Corbin- via Drew McIntyre
  20. Karl Anderson- via Randy Orton
  21. Luke Gallows- via Edge
  22. Dolph Ziggler- via Drew McIntyre
  23. Aleister Black- via Seth Rollins
  24. Kevin Owens- via Seth Rollins
  25. Samoa Joe- via Seth Rollins
  26. Seth Rollins- via Drew McIntyre
  27. Randy Orton- via Edge
  28. Edge- via Roman Reigns
  29. Roman Reigns- via Drew McIntyre

Winner: Drew McIntyre

Before the match, the announcers revealed that Bobby Lashley and Rusev got into a brawl before the show. As a result, neither man would compete in the Men’s Royal Rumble match. With a simultaneous elimination of Lee and Strowman, Lesnar tied Strowman’s record for most eliminations in a Royal Rumble match with thirteen. Owens almost eliminated Rollins but the Authors of Pain saved him. The duo helped Rollins eliminate Kevin Owens. The match came down to Edge, Orton, Reigns and McIntyre.

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